Chicken tractor

I was able to salvage a shipping crate from a local retailer so I thought………. Chicken tractor. What is a chicken tractor you ask? Well it is a small light weight pin for your chickens that will keep them protected and give you the ability to move them around your property so they can work the land. Here is a picture of the one I started.

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Chicken coop from scrap lumber

I had a bunch of wood laying around so I wanted to add another chicken coop this is it so far.

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How much food is enough

I was thinking today of the food that I am able to provide for my family, beef ,pork, fruits, veggies, all from growing our own. Then I realized that we still make weekly trips the the market. I wonder if we will ever be able to sustain ourselves enough to not need to go shopping but it seems there is always something we want that we don’t produce. Maybe this is just human nature, you[…]

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Off grid power

I would like to go off grid….. But there are to many reasons to keep tied to the grid, like four kids and a wife that would all be very upset if I turned off the juice. Lets face it with the world we live in electricity has become a staple video games, TV, movies, web surfing the list goes on and on. Not to mention air conditioning, there is no way to keep a[…]

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Chickens

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Lets talk animals

When you live a sustainable life it often means that you will have animals. I have several some pets some workers “like chickens the can work the ground for you” and some are just good old food. Here are some pictures to show some i will update later when i can get proper pins set up.

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My Journey

          I am building this blog to share my journey on the path to a more sustainable life. I live in a high desert climate and I am on the outskirts of a fairly small town, My plan is to share all the steps from building fixing and setting up systems to help sustain the life me and the family aim for. If you have any requests of things for me[…]

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